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Great Britain. Acts. Act for...securing the dependency of...dominions in America upon the Crown...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03403 Author/Creator: Great Britain. Acts. Place Written: London Type: Pamphlet Date: 1766 Pagination: 3 p. 31 x 20 cm

Summary of Content: The Declaratory Act passed on 7 March 1766. Printed by Mark Baskett. First printing. Paginated 247-248 + unpaginated title page.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Global History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGovernment and CivicsLawStamp ActFinanceTaxes or Taxation

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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